Notification of Policy
The Buckeye Valley Local School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its education programs or activities, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations not to discriminate in such a manner. Inquiries regarding Title IX and its implementing regulations to the District may be referred to the District’s Title IX Coordinator (see below), to the Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights, or both.
District Title IX Coordinator
Dr. Andy Miller, Assistant Superintendent
679 Coover Road
Delaware, Ohio 43015
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords parents and students who are18 years of age or older ("eligible students") certain rights with respect to the student's education records. See the complete Notification of Rights under FERPA for Elementary and Secondary Schools below.
The following fulfills the district's requirement to provide a summary of reported and verified incidents of harassment. The table below shows the number of incidents that occurred in Buckeye Valley Local Schools by Semester.
District Bullying Report
The following is the definition of harassment as defined by the Ohio Department of Education:
"Harassment, intimidation or bullying means any intentional written, verbal, graphic or physical act OR electronically transmitted acts, i.e., internet, cell phone, personal digital assistance (PDA), or wireless handheld device that a student or group of students exhibited toward another particular student more than once and the behavior both:
a. causes mental or physical harm to the other student, and
b. is sufficiently severe, persistent or pervasive that it creates an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for the other student."